Denzel Washington stars in the revival of August Wilson's powerful drama.
Comments from published critics
‘‘Genuinely glorious. Denzel Washington and Viola Davis generate shiver-making heat and pathos. Vibrantly acted with scenes as vivid and heartfelt as any on Broadway now. Kenny Leon's direction is expertly fluid.’’
‘‘Gorgeous. Thrilling. Unmissable. The finest revival yet of an August Wilson play. You just do not see performances of this intensity and truthfulness on Broadway these days.’’
‘‘A dramatic home run! Fences keeps audiences on the edge of their seats. Gorgeously acted by an incredible cast.’’
‘‘A blistering production, directed with a sure, steady hand by Kenn Leon. Denzel Washington gives a big, bold performance in a big, bold play. Viola Davis gives an incandescent performance.’’
‘‘Magnificent and joyous. Denzel Washington hits it out fo the park. Rose is played with radiant and transparent joy by Viola Davis. A splendid ensemble.’’